ENDORSING THE 1966 STATEMENT ON
GOVERNMENT OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
May 2, 2006
WHEREAS, the American Association of University Professors, the American Council on Education, and the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges in 1966 jointly developed a Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities; and
WHEREAS, the Fisher Report drew attention to this Statement as the academic underpinning of shared governance in American higher education; and
WHEREAS, the Auburn University Board of Trustees expressed support of this Statement during their April meeting and may formally endorse it at their June meeting;
THEREFORE, the Auburn University Senate endorses the 1966 Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities and the principles of shared governance contained therein.